I'm looking for a plug and receptacle to use with RS-485 serial communication. From what I can tell there does not appear to be a standard connector. RS-485 half-duplex cable consists of a single twisted-pair w/ optional shield - I would prefer to include the shielding. The connector could be located outside an enclosure in an industrial environment, so it should have some sort of mechanical retention as well as cable strain relief. A DB9 connector could probably work but is larger than what I'm hoping to find, plus I don't like the retention method. It would be nice for us to be able to make our own cordsets so we can customize the wire length. It would also be nice to avoid soldering.
Anything come to mind?
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